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Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
before the start that they could not start it properly. the oscar-winning director produced an opening ceremony that captivated the world and even the queen got involved, sort of. the pressure was to deliver and only 10 days after securing britain's first-ever tour de france when, bradley wiggems won the time trial and the heart of the nation. >> i think i will ever talked my sporting career. i still cannot believe this. it is there. >> an early british success snowballed on super saturday when the poster girl completed her domination. >> it was so hot, everyone had the home advantage and it would give a much-needed boost. when i stepped into the stage, it was such an incredible feeling. this is mild. it was a great feeling. >> minutes later, another home hero became the first britain to win a long distance of the gold in the 10,000 meters. he went on to win the 5000 as well. >> i was telling myself, i have to get there, i dig in, and dig in. it gave me a bit more boost. >> chris shed tears of joy after he became the most decorated britain. -- became the most successful olympics sailor
PBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
festival, and just last week admitted on to the preliminary short list for best foreign that movie oscar. >> more news on the website, bbc.com/news. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital to achieve your strategic intentions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. - (yawning): hi, neighbor. today i'm going to get ready for school. and tonight we can pretend to be superheroes before bed! i'm excited to be with you all day. and i'll be right back. is made possible in part by... the richard king mellon foundation. dedicated for over sixty years to south western pennsylvania's quality of life, and competitive future. and by these pittsburg foundations. work
PBS
Dec 26, 2012 12:00am PST
: you quote in the epi gram of "becoming dickens" there's a line from oscar wild which says one's real life is so often the life that one does not lead. why did you choose that? >> because dickens realized early on that he was going to have to choose some part in life. he tried out lots of alternatives one of which we heard about being a parliamentary reporter. another we've heard about being an actor. there are all these alternatives. what he finally realized is that he could live out all these alternative lives vicariously on the page through his characters. through fiction he could live lots of parallel lives and lots of after lives and he wouldn't have to commit himself to anyone of them. he could simply do it through the make-believe of telling stories. >> when he left the blacking warehouse, he must have made a conscious or unconscious decision to turn himself towards the light because there was an engulfing blackness inside him. that 18 months he spent there was almost enough to wriep him out as a person. he emerges from the blacking warehouse at the age of 14 as a brilliant, wi
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
earned two oscar nominations. one was for his role as the corrupt governor in "the best little whorehouse in texas" in 1982. i and in "tootsie," he played the9 unwitting suitor of dustin hoffman, who was posing as a female soap opera star. charles durning was 89 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. a now, back to gwen. >> ifill: we turn to politics and part two of our look at upcoming elections.>g last night, i talked with newshour political editor christina bellantoni and shira toeplitz of roll call about hot senate contests. tonight, we continue our conversation. m welcome.o let's talk some more politics. i want to start with illinoise where jesse jackson, jr. whol just resigned his house seat has left a wide open political fight in his wake. >> there will be a specialbe election to fill his house seat which is the second district onr the south side of chicago. just about 10 blocks or so fromu president obama's home.ag this is a very geographically diverse district. it includes the urban parts of the south side of chicago, sub urban parts.ry and rural farmland on the so
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)